Back in 2005 or so, I was doing a lot of photography at the company I worked for. Events, locations, products--you name it, i shot it. I stored all those photos on an external USB drive plugged into a Linux server I hacked together. I was relatively new to Linux, and learned most things by … Continue reading My Lightroom-Synology-Backblaze Photography Workflow
When importing, use a Metadata preset to quickly add your copyright and creator (or any other) information to all imported photos.
I don't talk much about my day job, though I may start in the next few months. I manage marketing content for several hundred digital signage units across the country. For the past few years, I've been doing this from home.ScheduleInitially I got up, walked a few feet, and plopped down in my office chair … Continue reading Working From a Home Office
Portfolios are important in many different professions. Whether you’re a photographer, designer, stylist, make up artist, or model, at some point you’re going to want to display your work so others can decide if you’re the right fit for their project. A couple times a year, I spend time at Paul Mitchell the School Portland talking to students about how Evernote can help them build their portfolios, and I thought the information might help others get started with their own work. This is just a basic outline—use it as a starting point, and make it work for you.
In the last two posts, I listed ten ways Evernote helps me stay organized in my personal and professional life. This post centers around freelance photography, and how Evernote keeps me sane. Part III: Photography Clipping tutorials, pose/style ideas, lighting diagrams and more I'm constantly surfing the web looking for inspiration, ideas, and tutorials. Whenever … Continue reading Evernote Conference and Top Ten List – Part Three
This week's TUESDAY TIPS come to you from a good friend of mine, Kristi Govertsen. Dear Daniel’s Readers, I’m a hack. No, that does not mean that I am a computer hacker, magically making all my technology do deliciously awesome feats with a few well-placed keystrokes. I do mean that I’m a hack, a fake, … Continue reading GUEST POST: Kristi Govertsen – I’m a Hack
This is part three in a series I started awhile ago. If you haven't read the Av (Aperture) and Tv (Shutter Speed) posts yet, feel free to do so now.Av - ApertureTv - Shutter SpeedThe Short VersionThe Av setting controls the aperture, or the size of the hole that lets light hit the sensor on … Continue reading TUESDAY TIPS: ISO
Is it Wednesday already?! Have a stack of business cards that need to somehow make their way into your address book? Scan them into Evernote Hello, and add them to your iPhone contacts that way. Hello will also pull any additional contact information it finds from Linked In or Facebook
We all know at least one person who seems to have his/her eyes closed in every picture. They don't do it on purpose, and when they consciously try to keep their eyes open, they end up looking like a deer in the headlights. This is a simple solution that has worked for me 99% of … Continue reading TUESDAY TIPS: Avoiding closed eyes in photos
Just in case you haven't heard, I'll be doing a Google Hangout with a few of the Evernote folks, and talking about how to improve your holiday photography. If you haven't already, join the Evernote Holiday Notebook, grab a PDF of tips for taking pictures during the holiday season, and sign up to join the … Continue reading Evernote Holiday Photography Hangout